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Table 2 Static plantar pressure tasks for each visit

From: Development of the infant foot as a load bearing structure: study protocol for a longitudinal evaluation (the Small Steps study)

Task Time Visits
Standing with parent supporting infant weight under the arms round the thorax 3 × up to 30 s trials 1
Standing weight-bearing holding parent (or researcher) hands to maintain stability. 3 × up to 30 s trials 1,2
Pull to stand task 3 × up to 30 s trials 2
Standing using furniture support 3 × up to 30 s trials 2,3
Standing independently 3 × up to 30 s trials 3,4